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Intermediate Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-6 hours/week...

Portuguese (Brazilian)

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  • Musicians

    100% online

    Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

    Flexible deadlines

    Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

    Intermediate Level

    Approx. 15 hours to complete

    Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-6 hours/week...

    Portuguese (Brazilian)

    Subtitles: French, Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), German, English, Spanish...

    Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

    Week
    1
    1 hour to complete

    BOAS-VINDAS

    3 videos (Total 9 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
    3 videos
    Aprendendo música on-line2m
    Como este curso funciona4m
    5 readings
    Conecte-se com seus colegas de classe10m
    Como gravar a si mesmo para suas tarefas10m
    Suporte ao aluno10m
    Tarefas revisadas por colegas10m
    Certificados de curso10m
    1 practice exercise
    Quais são oas seus objetivos?8m
    2 hours to complete

    IMPROVISAÇÃO COMO UMA LINGUAGEM

    4 videos (Total 14 min), 1 quiz
    4 videos
    Língua falada e música improvisada4m
    Contando histórias3m
    Criando suas atribuições3m
    Week
    2
    3 hours to complete

    VOCABULÁRIO DO IMPROVISADOR

    6 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
    6 videos
    Escalas4m
    10 escalas mais importantes4m
    Os modos3m
    As opções de acordes dominantes4m
    Utilizar escalas de acordes3m
    2 readings
    Os 7 modos, do mais claro ao mais escuro.10m
    3 escalas adicionais10m
    1 practice exercise
    Identifique a escala30m
    Week
    3
    3 hours to complete

    FAZENDO ESCOLHAS DE ESCALA EM TEMPO REAL

    7 videos (Total 18 min), 2 quizzes
    7 videos
    Encontrando a escala maior correta2m
    Método da escala de acordes2m
    Encontrando a escala de acordes menor correta2m
    Exemplos de escalas menores1m
    Como encontrar a escala de acordes dominante correta5m
    Criando suas atribuições2m
    1 practice exercise
    Escolhas de escala18m
    Week
    4
    3 hours to complete

    HARMONIA PARA IMPROVISADORES

    5 videos (Total 20 min), 2 quizzes
    5 videos
    Tons guias3m
    Utilizando tons guias4m
    Progressão harmônica6m
    Criando suas atribuições2m
    1 practice exercise
    Harmonia16m

    Instructor

    About Berklee College of Music

    Berklee College of Music was founded on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music is through the study and practice of contemporary music. For more than half a century, the college has evolved to reflect the state of the art of music and the music business. Berklee serves distance learners worldwide through its award-winning online extension school, Berklee Online....

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

    • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

    • Yes. Learners should have basic proficiency on an instrument before enrolling in this course.

    • While prior knowledge of music theory concepts is not required for enrollment, it would be helpful for you to have a working knowledge of basic concepts, such as key signatures, chord scales, the circle of 5ths, etc. If you feel you need to review these concepts before enrolling in Jazz Improvisation, we recommend first enrolling the our Developing Your Musicianship course offered on Coursera.

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